Weekly Round Up – March 07, 2014

DebtBefore we get to the good reads!

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. 7 easy steps to pay off debt:

Let’s be honest. Did you overspend in 2013? If the answer is “yes” you are not alone. American consumer debt rose 1.1 percent to $11.28 trillion in the third quarter of 2013, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. That’s the highest increase in household debt in more than five years! [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – December 20, 2013

Debt Before we get to the good reads!

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. College Student Debt Soars; College Presidents’ Pay Skyrockets: 

Presidents of U.S. colleges and universities fundraise with donors, preside over graduation ceremonies and provide unversities with long-range strategic vision. They are also paid handsomely for their work. Forty-two private college presidents earned more than $1 million in 2011, according to a new analysis by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The median total compensation for a college president in 2011 was $410,523, up 3.2% from 2010. Of the 550 presidents’ salaries that were included in the analysis, 180 took home more than $500,000 in 2011 compared to 50 in 2004. Open this article [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – December 13, 2013

Delete DebtBefore we get to the good reads!

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. A Snapshot of How Much Debt 12 Boston-Area Colleges are Saddling Students With: 

Student loan debt is, unsurprisingly, on the rise again. After all, the financial burden has been weighing graduates down by an increased six percent year over year — a hike that’s led to the eventual $29,400 the Class of 2012 is, on average, saddled with. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – November 22, 2013

Hostage of the debtBefore we get to the good reads!

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Climate debt collectors: Occupy wants the 1% to pay up 

Last year, Strike Debt — a small collective of New York-based academics, filmmakers, and business types published a short book called The Debt Resistors’ Operations Manual [PDF], which alternated between dispensing advice on how to clean up credit scores and chronicling the recent history of the finance industry. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – November 15, 2013

debt_penniesBefore we get to the good reads!

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 A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

 1. How I Finally Paid Off a Lifetime of Credit Card Debt: 

I’ve been a debtor all my life. My parents first met at a financial loan office—my dad issued loans, my mom worked in the office. They divorced when I was 10 and my mother was left to raise two daughters in Cincinnati, Ohio on a $20,000 a year salary. Money—or the fact that we didn’t have any—was a constant topic of conversation. My mother turned to credit cards to feed, clothe, and house her daughters. Open this article [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – November 08, 2013

Debt loan Before we get to the good reads!

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 A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

 1. Don’t Sweat Margin Debt: 

One data point that has found a home among the bearish community is the total amount of New York  Stock Exchange margin debt. It is at record highs, and this supposedly means the end of the bull  market is nigh. [Read more…]